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Bystander killed when two vehicles collide

LOCK HAVEN - A local woman was killed in a freak accident Tuesday afternoon on Cider Press Road in Woodward Township. Rachael D. Kauffman, 42, was pronounced dead on arrival in the emergency room at UPMC Lock Haven Hospital following the 4 p.m. accident, according to Clinton County Coroner ...

PA adds 4,361 COVID-19 cases Tuesday

The statewide COVID-19 numbers continue to skyrocket. On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a record number of positive cases - 4,361. This total is the state's highest single-day increase to date, according to the DOH. Pennsylvania has had a total of 238,657 COVID-19 ...

Jersey Shore appoints new mayor and borough manager

JERSEY SHORE— The Jersey Shore Borough council unanimously appointed Abbey Welker to fill the mayor vacancy, “regretfully” agreed to Joe Hamm’s borough manager resignation and appointed Cody Hoover as the new borough manager in an in-person meeting on Monday night. Hamm was recently ...

City to increase nonunion employee pay by 1.9 percent in 2021

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Council approved a 1.9 percent wage increase for the city’s nonunion employees for 2021 Monday night. City Manager Gregory Wilson said the percentage equals the average Social Security Cost-of-Living increase for 2019, 2020 and 2021. “This is not a number ...

City to hold comprehensive plan workshop tonight

LOCK HAVEN - City staff will be on-hand tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hangar 1 of the William T. Piper Memorial Airport, 353 Proctor St., Lock Haven, to hear from members of the community about its 2020 comprehensive plan update "Destination Lock Haven." Residents will have the chance to speak ...

County sees large voter turnout Tuesday morning

LANA MUTHLER/THE EXPRESS Voters across the county found themselves waiting in long lines outside their polling places Tuesday morning. Many expressed their excitement or surprise at just how large of a turnout they saw so early in the morning, something they'd never seen before. The lines ...

Berkshire Hathaway Energy acquires Dominion Energy

Berkshire Hathaway Energy released the following statement, announcing their acquisition of Dominion Energy's Gas Transmission and Storage business: "Berkshire Hathaway Energy has completed its acquisition of Dominion Energy's Gas Transmission and Storage business in the eastern region. This ...

Human remains positively identified as Alex Mardis

LOCK HAVEN - It's official. The human remains recovered along the Susquehanna River in Pine Creek Township on July 2, have been positively identified as those of Alex F. Mardis, a 31-year-old local man who disappeared Oct. 30, 2019, according to a press release from the office of Clinton ...

Borowicz wins another term

State 76th District Representative Stephanie Borowicz won a second two-year term in Tuesday's election, outdistancing her opponent Joe Waltz by a nearly a 2-1 vote. Borowicz, a Republican, received an unofficial 10,385 votes to Waltz's 6,346 votes in Clinton County. In Centre County, ...

Clinton up 7; Centre adds 45 COVID-19 cases over weekend

Over the weekend seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 45 cases on Monday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 284 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current ...

City approves agreement with UPMC Lock Haven

LOCK HAVEN - In its first in-person meeting since early March, Lock Haven City Council approved an agreement with UPMC Lock Haven for payment in lieu of property taxes until 2024. The agreement comes just over a year after Clinton County's Board of Assessment denied the healthcare facility ...

Clinton up 2; Centre adds 42 new COVID-19 cases

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 42 cases on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 275 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands at ...

Superior Court affirms Groves’ murder conviction

LOCK HAVEN - A state Superior Court panel has affirmed the third-degree murder conviction and sentence in a 1991 Clinton County cold case in which the body never has been found. There was overwhelmingly circumstantial evidence for a jury to find Loyd W. Groves killed Katherine Dolan Heckel, ...

U.S. Supreme Court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state. The justices divided 4-4 on Monday, an outcome that upholds a state ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 25 new COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 25 cases on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 242 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands at 3,744 ...

PA confirms first COVID-19 positive cat

HARRISBURG – State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill announced today that Pennsylvania has confirmed its first COVID-19 positive cat. The 16-year old Cumberland County cat, who lived in a household with multiple individuals who had previously been diagnosed with COVID-19, presented in early ...

Clinton up 4; Centre adds 32 COVID-19 cases

Four new case of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 32 cases over the weekend, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 241 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands ...

LHU integration a step closer

LOCK HAVEN - Integration of Lock Haven University with Mansfield and Bloomsburg took a big step forward this week. The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the governing body of the 14 state-run schools, on Wednesday affirmed the system's efforts to ...

Jersey Shore Mayor resigns, fills 1st ward vacancy on borough council

JERSEY SHORE — Dennis Thompson, Jersey Shore mayor, submits his letter of resignation after being unanimously approved to fill the first ward vacancy on borough council on Monday night. The letter of resignation was also unanimously agreed upon by council. “I just felt that it was a ...